The rescue mission on Monday to find hundreds of tourists stranded on Indonesia's Mount Rinjani volcano. This team preparing to go up one day after a deadly earthquake struck Lombok Island, killing at least 16 people. Lombok is a popular tourist destination next to Bali, particularly for trekking.
Late on Sunday, authorities said despite successful evacuations, almost 600 people were still stuck on the slopes of the volcano. The majority of them, foreigners. A powerful 6.4 magnitude tremor sent villages fleeing their homes into open fields to avoid collapsing buildings. An emergency tent has been set up to treat the injured as the local hospital was damaged and electricity was cut off around the slopes of the volcano.
The quake could also be felt strongly on the west side of Bali. Earthquakes in Indonesia are common because it's located in the seismically active area in the Pacific Ocean known as the Ring of Fire.